The Macho Male Motown Singer

A bellow. A shout. A scream, a growl, a grunt. Each Motown singer below turned such sounds into music.

Sometimes singing represented hard work, the sweat-inducing kind. Or an extension of a personality. Or the result of informal practices between bites of a sandwich. ;)

In any case, instead of making our eardrums bleed, vocal volume and texture can create genuine, unmatched emotion when it comes from the right singers.

Some of them appear here.

Which male Motown singer has
the most powerful voice?

Dennis Edwards
Marvin Gaye
Billy Gordon
David Ruffin
Edwin Starr
Levi Stubbs
Stevie Wonder

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The Macho Male Motown Singer